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May 06, 2015
Officers' legal attack begins in Freddie Gray case

Officers' legal attack begins in Freddie Gray case

One cop has challenged police and a top prosecutor to produce a knife that prompted the arrest, arguing in a court motion that it is an illegal weapon - Full Story
May 05, 2015

Pizza delivery driver gets stabbed, still makes delivery

Driver who was carjacked, robbed and stabbed called the restaurant for a fresh pie while he was being treated in the hospital emergency room that ordered the food - Full Story
April 30, 2015

Girl, 14, stabbed at suburban Denver school; boy detained

Broomfield police Sgt. Mark Goodell said the girl was stabbed in the back and airlifted to the hospital - Full Story
April 28, 2015

Civilians rescue campus officer violently stabbed in Texas store

The suspect walked up to her, pulled out a large hunting knife and began stabbing her - Full Story
April 27, 2015

Trending Topics: How quickly a call can turn violent

By PoliceOne Staff The release of body camera footage capturing a sudden knife attack at a disturbance... - Full Story
April 24, 2015

2 Dallas officers won't be indicted in fatal OIS

A grand jury has declined to indict two Dallas police officers who fatally shot a mentally ill man armed with a screwdriver in an incident last year - Full Story
April 23, 2015
Video: NC suspect attacks deputy with knife

Video: NC suspect attacks deputy with knife

Suspect exited a residence in the December incident and stabbed a deputy in the chest — body armor prevented the attack from causing serious injury - Full Story
April 18, 2015

Video: Mo. police kill man who charged at them with knife

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the suspect couldn't be talked down, and officers first fired an impact weapon to no avail - Full Story
April 15, 2015

PCP found in body of teen fatally shot by Chicago cop

City Council is scheduled on Wednesday to decide whether to approve a settlement of $5M to suspect's family - Full Story
April 15, 2015
Police: NC college shooting suspect hitchhiked to Fla.

Police: NC college shooting suspect hitchhiked to Fla.

Suspect, whose face and neck are covered in dark, self-administered tattoos, was armed with a knife and carried almost $500 - Full Story



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